[Coco] Underscore in Filename in DECB
mdelyea at gmail.com
Mon Mar 9 07:27:03 EDT 2009
Also, isn't it possible that the filename could have been produced by
a string of ASCII characters? Something like
NA$=CHR$(BLAH)+CHR$(BLAH)+CHR$(LEFT ARROW)+CHR$(BLAH), then OPENed for
On Sun, Mar 8, 2009 at 10:19 PM, Robert Gault
<robert.gault at worldnet.att.net> wrote:
> CoCo Mongrel wrote:
>> OK doggonnit,
>> I've got some files in DECB that have what I think are stand-ins for the
>> underscore character. They appear as a right-pointing arrow [ <- (but a
>> single character)]. I can't remember how to produce this character on the
>> CoCo 3 keyboard in DECB. You can get it with <alt><-> in TW128. But I
>> to type this at the DECB command prompt. A <shift><[down-arrow]> produces
>> the character on the screen, but also apparently a carriage return. And
>> though it appears the same on the screen, I'm not sure it's the same
> There is no right pointing arrow produced by the ROMs. There is a left
> pointing arrow <- which is what you drew in your question.
> SHIFT up-arrow will produce <- on the screen from Basic.
> The only other arrow is the up-arrow produced by the up-arrow key.
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